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Join the Mid Year Challenge! 

April 2021

Choose a virtual race or The Walking FED.

  • Mid Year 5K 

  • Mid Year 10K


  • Mid Year Half Marathon

  • THE WALKING FED – Most miles walked in the month of April 



**Treadmills may be used for the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Walking Fed challenges.


  • Federal employees  (current /former)

  • Friend of the Feds Get Fit  /  Federal Athletics Foundation  (open to the public)

  • Member of the DOL Running Teams (Black, Gold, OIG)

  • Participant of the annual B2V race 

  • Veterans of the United States military  (current /former)




Register at any point between March 26th and April 30th and then participate in  one (or all) of the virtual races prior to 11:59pm (PDT) on April 30, 2021. This virtual challenge can take place anywhere in the continental United States, Hawaii and its properties.


Once you complete the 5K /10K / Half Marathon, send an email with your name and your time to (time submissions due by 11:59pm (PDT) on May 2, 2021).


RULES FOR THE 5K /10K/ Half Marathon:  Although you may enter several events, you are only eligible to win a prize in one of the races.  You can track your time and distance by signing up for strava and joining the Federal Athletics Club.  (FREE VERSION).  You must provide a screen shot / picture of your running app to prove your running time.  



You should use a GPS app (Fitbit, Nike Run Club, MapMyWalk, etc.) or treadmill to track your miles for the entire month.  **A log will be emailed out to those who registered for The Walking FED challenge.

Walkers are required to submit their Walking FED mileage (by May 2nd) to



All registered participants (runners / walkers) who complete the challenge AND submit their results will receive a free face mask (while supplies last).  These masks were sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and a sample can be found HERE.

All registered participants that run the 5K (3.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles) or Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and submit their time to will be entered to win a Federal Athletics T-Shirt.     The shirts will be  earned by those that record the fastest times in their titled category.  There is both a womens and mens division and the top five of each division will earn a shirt.

Top five walkers (Men and Womens division) will win a  "The Walking Fed" T-Shirt.  The Greater Los Angeles Federal Executive Board / So Cal Feds Get Fit is sponsoring this challenge.   Walkers are required to submit their Walking FED mileage to


See the store link below for T-Shirts and other gear.

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The Walking FED gear

Federal Athletics gear


The Federal Athletics Foundation strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. You should be in good physical condition and be able to participate in the exercise. You should understand that when participating in any exercise or exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you engage in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, and assume all risk of injury to yourself.

You also acknowledge and agree that you will abide by the COVID-19 guidelines set by your institution, local, state and federal health authorities (masking, social distancing). This virtual event is not intended for groups of people to complete together - be socially distant!

COVID-19 Information:


State: Please refer to your State’s Health Department for guidelines for COVID-19.

County: Please refer to you County’s Health Department for guidelines For COVID-19.

Outside U.S: Please refer to your country's local and national government guidelines for COVID-19.

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